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How To Activate Dark Mode On Snapchat

Now let us dive into how to activate dark mode on Snapchat because I know you can’t wait to try your hands on the dark mode feature on Snapchat.

So you have fallen in love with the dark mode that is on WhatsApp. It makes the app look so cool when you are chatting, especially at the night and so you feel like having the feature activated on your Snapchat app as well. 

The dark mode feature is not just for cosmetic effects. It was added to prevent strain when viewing your phone at night since the blue and white lights from mobile phones and other devices made it harder for people to fall asleep.

In some cases, people ended with headaches and many other disorders. To combat this, developers of various social media apps, device makers, and websites then introduced the dark mode as an option to the normal screen. 

So before we get down to showing you how you can activate the dark mode on your Snapchat app, you first need to know what the dark mode is because you cannot be using something without what that thing is.  

What Is The Dark Mode?

The dark mode feature is a setting that allows you to change the color scheme of the app you are using into a darker landscape. The dark mode is also sometimes called the Night Mode. The dark mode feature can be found on many apps and devices today.

The feature allows you to use your phone or a particular app during the night when there is no light around so that you do not strain your eyes. This makes it possible for you to sleep when it’s time for bed.

Although the dark mode feature is now very popular among apps and devices, it is not all apps and devices that come with the feature. There are even some popular apps that do not have the feature implemented yet.

How To Activate Dark Mode On IOS Snapchat

Snapchat is one of the social media apps that seem to roll out new features all the time. Users always see some new filters and other new features whenever they open the app. The dark mode for the Snapchat app was released in May 2021. Users of the Snapchat app on IOS can now access it when they use the app at night. Follow the steps below to activate the feature on your Snapchat using IOS.

  1. Go to your Snapchat profile
  2. Tap on the ‘gear (settings) icon’
  3. Scroll down till you see ‘app appearances’ tap on it
  4. Tap on ‘always dark’

This will activate the dark mode feature on your IOS Snapchat. So if you are using Snapchat on an iPhone or any other Apple device, then you can use the simple steps above to activate the night mode.

How To Activate Dark Mode For Snapchat On Android 

If you are using an android device, you can also turn on the dark mode feature for your Snapchat app. Of course, android is the most used mobile operating system in the world at the moment so there is no way that the dark mode feature will be available on IOS and be absent from android.

Although the official update that comes with the dark mode feature is yet to be sent out on android, there is still another way that you will be able to activate it on your app. What will you do is turn the developer’s mode and force the dark mode to activate. 

Follow the steps below to get it done:

  1. Go to your Snapchat app
  2. Swipe down and then choose ‘gear’
  3. Tap on ‘display’
  4. And then tap on ‘dark mode’
  5. Go to your phone settings and scroll down to ‘about phone’ tap on it
  6. Choose ‘software information’
  7. Locate ‘build number’ and then tap on it 6 times in quick succession
  8. A notification will then be sent to you about it
  9. Input your password and code
  10. Return to settings and tap on ‘developer options’
  11. Scroll down and then tap on ‘force dark mode’
  12. With this, you will have the dark mode running on your Snapchat app.

Alternative Ways To Access Dark Mode On Android

In case you cannot go through all that steps or you are afraid of messing with the developers’ settings. There are apps that you can download to get the dark mode effect on any app on your phone. One of such apps is known as the ‘Substratum’ app.

Blue Light Filter’ is another app that can be used for that purpose. Although this app does not add dark mode to your Snapchat, it will allow you to edit the harsh light when you are using the phone at night. 

Conclusion

So now that you know how to get dark mode on your Snapchat, browsing the app at night issue going to be quite enjoyable for you. You can also check out how to take a screenshot on Snapchat without anybody noticing.

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